About Us

Staff at Clarity TaxationServing clients in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne

Clarity Taxation is a family owned business, nestled in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges hills in Croydon North in the Outer Eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

After 15 years of small business experience and 6 years of accounting public practice experience Rachelle Ford launched Clarity Taxation on 1st July 2013, offering taxation and accountancy services to individuals and businesses throughout the local area.

Rachelle Ford

A Registered Tax Agent, Rachelle is well known and well qualified to advise and assist with all aspects of financial management:

  • Bachelor of Business and Commerce majoring in Accounting & Business Law
  • Diploma of Management
  • Cert IV in Business Administration
  • Associate Member of CPA (Certified Public Accountants)
  • Associate Member of IPAA (Institute of Public Accountants Australia)
  • Fellow of NTAA (National Tax & Accountancy Association)

Rachelle lives locally in Montrose and is well connected within the region, enabling Clarity Taxation to offer advice to businesses and individuals alike.

Her friendly and approachable attitude makes her a favourite amongst local businesses and tradesmen, shunning the formality and stuffiness that is typical in the industry.

Whatever your query is regarding business, Rachelle will always try to make the time to listen and offer help.  Drop in, call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., to experience the service that has earned Rachelle the reputation she deserves, as the friendliest accountant in the business!


Alex Emery

Alex worked in upper management for a large corporate for 25 years and managed more than 180 staff. He is available to discuss and advise on internal operational issues, cashflow, staffing et cetera and is available to attend meetings on site if required. Alex is also a tax consultant, so is available for appointments to prepare tax returns.

Anna Kougias

Anna has been a bookkeeper and business administrator for over 20 years. She looks after all of our full service business clients providing expert bookkeeping, payroll and superannuation payment advice. Anna is available for appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Michelle Foden 

Michelle has worked in tax administration for over 7 years and is a welcome addition to the team. She will be an invaluable asset to our business, ensuring the smooth running and seamless operation of our day to day affairs.